As a Salt Lake Native, Dr. Jared W. Parker is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract and refractive surgery as well as the treatment of diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Before joining Ungricht Parker Eye Associates, Dr. Parker held teaching appointments as a clinical instructor at the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital.
Dr. Parker received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan, where he received the Walter R. Parker Resident Teaching Award.
Throughout his medical training and practice experience, Dr. Parker’s work has appeared in several publications, presentations and research endeavors. He has also donated his time and services to several organizations including guiding young students interested in a career of medicine and performing free eye examinations at community health fairs. Dr. Parker is fluent in Spanish.
In addition, Dr. Parker is involved with several professional organizations including: